Monthly Archives: March 2016

Broken Angels by Russell Heath

I got a complimentary copy of this novel from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! Synopsis: Kris Gabriel flies to Juneau, Alaska, to meet with her long-estranged mother, Evie. They haven’t seen each … Continue reading

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The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

Synopsis (the shortened Goodreads version): An untested young princess must claim her throne, learn to become a queen, and combat a malevolent sorceress in an epic battle between light and darkness in this spectacular debut—the first novel in a trilogy. … Continue reading

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Movie review: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) directed by Mike Newell

Movie info: Ubisoft’s popular video-game series of the same name gets adapted for the big screen – rejoice!  Sixth century Persia. A nefarious nobleman covets a very powerful artifact with the Sands of Time, a legendary gift from the gods. … Continue reading

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Monarch by C.M. Burnett

I got a complimentary copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! Official synopsis: Some Secrets Kill. Anna Kapoor knows what she wants. When she meets Virgil Matthews and marries … Continue reading

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A Seditious Affair (Society of Gentlemen 02) by K.J. Charles

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Silas Mason has no illusions about himself. He’s not lovable, or even likable. He’s an overbearing idealist, a Radical bookseller and pamphleteer who lives for revolution . . . and for Wednesday nights. Every week he meets … Continue reading

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A Good Rogue Is Hard To Find (The Lords of Worth 02) by Kelly Bowen

Synopsis (from Goodreads): HE THOUGHT HE’D SEEN IT ALL . . . The rogue’s life has been good to William Somerhall: he has his fortune, his racehorses, and his freedom. Then he moves in with his mother. It seems the … Continue reading

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The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

I heard about this one from Melfka a writer, a reviewer and a friend – thank you very much for the tip! Synopsis (mostly from Goodreads): Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they … Continue reading

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The Scholomance by R. Lee Smith

Synopsis (from Goodreads): For centuries, there has been a legend of a hidden school where magic is taught by the demons who dwell there to anyone who seeks them out. Still the price of the education is high: anyone who … Continue reading

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